Tag: Electric scooters

Jun 22, 2022 - 11:33 am

Rome to cut down on electric scooters

With Rome, the next European capital is planning to reduce the number of electric kick-scooters. After Oslo already reduced the number of electric scooters in the city from almost 25,000 to 8,000, Rome plans to allow only 9,000 of the small electric vehicles in future.

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May 15, 2022 - 04:00 pm

Gogoro to expand to Israel

The Taiwanese electric scooter manufacturer Gogoro will soon bring its battery exchange network to Israel. For this purpose, Gogoro is cooperating with the two-wheeler dealer Metro Motor and the energy company Paz Group.

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May 4, 2022 - 11:56 am

Electric scooter recall in India

Electric scooter makers Ola, PureEV and Okinawa have recalled 6,656 vehicles in India “voluntarily”, according to a government source. Following incidents with light EVs catching fire in April, the government had advised the manufacturers to recall all defective batches immediately as a precaution or face a heavy penalty.

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Apr 14, 2022 - 11:17 am

Teenagers hack GO Sharing scooters

In Brussels, almost all GO Sharing electric were recently stolen by young people who had figured out how to circumvent the rental system. According to the Brussels Times, the thieves even offered crash courses for their method online, stole the electric scooters for joyrides and drove until the battery was empty.

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Apr 8, 2022 - 02:08 pm

Italy to invest €650 million per year to lower emissions

The Italian government is allocating 650 million euros annually for 2022, 2023 and 2024 for incentives to purchase electrified and low-emission vehicles. Private individuals can receive a subsidy of 3,000 euros for the purchase of new electric cars. Small and medium-sized enterprises will also be supported.

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Apr 6, 2022 - 04:28 pm

Gogoro completes US IPO

Gogoro has completed its IPO in the US. The Taiwanese electric scooter and battery exchange provider completed its merger with the special purpose vehicle Poema Global and is now listed on Nasdaq under the ticker symbols ‘GGR’ and ‘GGROW’.

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Mar 9, 2022 - 12:57 pm

Gogoro & ProLogium presents lithium-ceramic solid-state battery

Electric scooter manufacturer Gogoro has unveiled a prototype lithium ceramic solid-state battery for two-wheel battery swapping. The prototype, jointly developed by Gogoro and solid-state battery specialist ProLogium Technology, integrates with Gogoro’s existing vehicles and battery swap network.

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Mar 7, 2022 - 12:30 pm

South Korea to strike PHEVs from subsidy list

The South Korean government wants to remove hybrid cars from its list of environmentally friendly cars from 2025 or 2026. This would mean that owners of cars with hybrid drives would no longer enjoy tax benefits and purchase bonuses. Instead, electric two-wheelers are to be promoted in future.

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Mar 4, 2022 - 12:33 pm

Segway unleashes highspeed standing scooter

Segway just released a powerful standing electric scooter approaching 70 kph. Their GT2 delivers 3,000 watts and a range of up to 90 kilometres. However, Segway suggests the highest speed mode was only for “race tracks and private grounds” in a footnote on the product page.

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Feb 18, 2022 - 02:46 pm

Gouach gets over €3Mn to push repairable e-bike battery

French startup Gouach has received 3.3 million euros to bring forward its repairable batteries for the micromobility segment. Think Fairphone principle, since Gouach’s patented battery design makes it possible to replace defective components while keeping the rest intact easily.

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Feb 3, 2022 - 03:10 pm

Superpedestrian closes largest funding round at $125Mn

Superpedestrian announced today closing its largest-ever funding round, adding $125 million in debt and equity capital to the scooter company. The MIT spin-off says it will use the funds to expand the Link shared e-scooter service, boost R&D, and deploy more advanced scooters that utilise AI.

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Jan 27, 2022 - 04:56 pm

Ola to build a design & engineering centre in Coventry

Uber’s biggest rival from India is making further advances in the UK, this time through its manufacturing division. Ola Electric today announced it would establish a global centre for advanced engineering and vehicle design in Coventry – and not just for two-wheelers.

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Jan 25, 2022 - 05:22 pm

Foxconn + Gogoro & partners to electrify Indonesia

Foxconn has reached an agreement with the Indonesian Ministry of Investment, the electric scooter manufacturer Gogoro and other partners to create an ecosystem around e-mobility in Indonesia. However, the system is to encompass much more than the exchangeable batteries for Gogoro scooters.

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Jan 25, 2022 - 02:01 pm

Alt Mobility to deploy 10,000 Hero Nyx

Indian electric scooter manufacturer Hero Electric has partnered with Alt Mobility, a dedicated platform for leasing electric vehicles for the logistics market, to deploy 10,000 Hero Nyx electric scooters by 2023.

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Jan 19, 2022 - 04:13 pm

Yamaha introduces new electric scooter ‘EMF’

Yamaha is expanding its portfolio of Gogoro-powered vehicles with the new EMF electric scooter. The Yamaha EMF joins the existing EC-05 that launched in 2019. Utilising Gogoro’s battery swapping platform, the EMF will launch on the market in Taiwan in March.

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Jan 13, 2022 - 11:52 am

Bugatti goes from 4 wheels to 2

Bugatti has presented its first electric vehicle at the CES. It is not a super sports car, but an electric kick scooter developed with the US company Bytech.

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https://www.electrive.com/2022/06/22/rome-to-cut-down-on-electric-scooters/
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